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[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 8 2011: John Darnielle - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
John Darnielle began making music as the frontman of folk rock band The Mountain Goats in 1991. The band subsequently has gained a cult following and Darnielle has been hailed as one of rock's best lyricists. The Mountain Goats' newest release is All Eternals Deck.
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[audio]The College Years: Dustin Diamond Day - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
This week, an interview with one of America's favorite icons, Dustin Diamond. Jesse, Gene and Jordan talk with Screech about how he chooses work, his band and the Milwaukee Metal Fest as Gene tries to derail "Choo Choo!". Please note this is a repost.
Downloads: 139 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 16 2005: Rock Snobs - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Apr 16 2005: Rock Snobs This week, we examine Rock Snobbery, with guests Ira Kaplan of indie rock legends Yo La Tengo, comedian Greg Proops, and Steven Daly, author of "The Rock Snob's Dictionary." Originally broadcast 4-16-05.
Downloads: 101 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Sound of Young America: May 9 2011: Sarah Vowell - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Sarah Vowell is an author and humorist whose newest book, Unfriendly Fishes, is about the annexation of Hawaii.
Downloads: 214 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The College Years: Apr 22 2004: A Doozy - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Hang It Up / Keep It Up - PLUS: Andrew W.K rocks The Sound of Young America.
Downloads: 10
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Fawlty Towers Revisited (Bonus Interview) - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guest Lars Holm. Lars Holm is the author of "Fawlty Towers: The Worshipper's Companion." We talk about the show, in recoginition of the PBS TV special "Fawlty Towers Revisited," which is running on local PBS stations this week. Also... a contest to win two copies of the book.
Downloads: 33
[audio]The Sound of Young America: The Movies - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guests Brendon Small, Mark & Michael Polish, and Peter Molyneux. Brendon Small is the creator of the Cartoon Network [adult swim] series Home Movies. Mark & Michael Polish are the directors of several films, including Twin Falls Idaho; they're also the authors of "The Declaration of Independent Filmmaking," a book about how to make an independent film. Peter Molyneux is the designer of the computer game "The Movies," which allows users to create films in-game...
Downloads: 15
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Feb 4 2008: Bucky Sinister Live in SF - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Bucky Sinister performs a poem from his collection All Blacked Out and Nowhere to Go.
Downloads: 14
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Tanya Morgan - Stay Tuned - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Recorded live on The Sound of Young America.
Downloads: 15
[audio]The Sound of Young America: New Sincerity Contest Results - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Jesse and Matt Besser of the Upright Citizens Brigade judge the results of a New Sincerity Contest. This time around, it's all about showing someone that you love them, New Sincerity style. Three good people win copies of "Created in Darkness By Troubled Americans," the McSweeney's humor anthology.
Downloads: 8
[audio]The College Years: Nov 4 2004: Steve Harvey's Giant Teeth - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
On this edition of the The College Years, Jesse welcomes guest hosts Rob Baedeker and James Reichmuth of Kasper Hauser fame and eternal MaxFun friendship. First off, the gentlemen talk with the casting director of Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge. Next, Jesse interviews Audrey II from Little Shop of Horrors. And lastly, the hilarious Zach Galifianakis drops by for a brief interview.
Downloads: 23
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Mar 4 2006: The Great Communicators - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guests Chris Hardwick and Patton Oswalt. A classic from the vaults of The Sound of Young America featuring two of our best comedian pals... Chris Hardwick is half of Hard N Phirm, and the former host of Singled Out on MTV. Patton Oswalt is a co-star of CBS' The King of Queens, and the creator of The Comedians of Comedy. Both talk about their comedy, Chris talks about how he ended up hosting "Shipmates," and Patton talks about his passion for deep-fried Mac & Cheese.
Downloads: 26
[audio]The Sound of Young America: May 28 2009: Brian Michael Bendis - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis joins us from the stage of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland.
Downloads: 17
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Nov 6 2008: Dan Savage - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Dan Savage is the writer of the sex and relationship advice column Savage Love, which runs in alternative newspapers around the country. He also edits the Seattle newspaper The Stranger. This interview was recorded live on stage at Seattle Sketchfest.
Downloads: 18
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Sep 5 2009: Marc Maron: RRL - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
In a commentary, Marc Maron says he's not so sure that someone in India should be pre-distressing his belts.
Downloads: 31
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Dec 29 2009: Best Comedy of 2009 - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
An hour-long TSOYA special featuring our favorite comedy of 2009, including Maria Bamford, Dana Gould, Patton Oswalt, Tig Notaro and more.
Downloads: 46
[audio]The Sound of Young America: TV Pilot - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Last year we made a TV pilot, which was ultimately derailed by a network format change. As a special pledge drive treat, I've uploaded it.
Downloads: 86
[audio]The College Years: May 20 2004: Sticking it to The Man - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Today's Theme is: Sticking it to The Man. With guests Michael Slack & Rich Stimbra of the San Francisco Comedy College, and Davy Rothbart of FOUND! Magazine.
Downloads: 13
[audio]The College Years: Feb 12 2004: LA to NY - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
The College Years is back with a vengeance! Our hosts, Jesse, Jordan, and Brian interview famous comedian Doug Benson on the Marijuana-Logues and The Oscars. Also in this show, NY correspondent "Big Time" Gene O'Neill and a joke about The Sound of Young America getting broadcast nationally.
Downloads: 15
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 6 2011: Comedy: The Remington County Folk Festival and Electronics Expo with SuperEgo - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
SuperEgo presents a few words from our current sponsor: The Remington County Folk Festival (and Electronics Expo...?).
Downloads: 21
[audio]The College Years: Oct 16 2003: The Dangerous Streets - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Holy guacamole it's been a while since the likes of The College Years has rolled around. This program, hosted by Jordan and Jesse this week, has Joshua Piven (author of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook and As Luck Would Have It) and referee Jingy of Kaiju Big Battel. Also in this episode: Jim Real's Would You Rather?, Hang It Up/Keep It Up, and the historic first mention of The New Sincerity...
Downloads: 11
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jun 23 2008: American Nerd - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Benjamin Nugent is the author of "American Nerd: The Story of My People," a combination of memoir, sociology and reportage on the nerd in American life.
Downloads: 14
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Oct 26 2011: Comedy: Jordan Ranks America, October 2011 - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Don't know where to turn, or who to believe? Try our correspondent Jordan Morris, who brings you the best of America every month.
Downloads: 10
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jul 29 2009: The State - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Kerri Kenney-Silver, Thomas Lennon and Ken Marino talk about the history of the sketch comedy group The State.
Downloads: 19
[audio]The College Years: Sep 1 2003: USA A-OK - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Step right up for a heck of a show, folks! This week: professional namer Dave Hurlbert and "Big Time" Gene O'Neil are interviewed by your hosts Jordan and Jesse. Also in this spectacular spectacle: Jim Real's Would You Rather and campaign commercials.
Downloads: 12
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 27 2010: The AV Club - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Editor in Chief Josh Modell and Film Editor Scott Tobias of The AV Club join Jesse to proffer some gems in the world of arts and entertainment.
Downloads: 13
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Nov 24 2009: Ian MacKaye - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Ian MacKaye is a punk rock legend. His bands have included Minor Threat, Fugazi and most recently The Evens. He joined us live on stage in Washington DC.
Downloads: 69
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jan 28 2008: Jeffrey Blitz - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Jeffrey Blitz is the director of the film "Rocket Science." He also directed the documentary "Spellbound."
Downloads: 13
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jan 2 2009: Broke-Ass Stuart - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Stuart Schuffman is the author of "Broke-Ass Stuart's Guide to Living Cheaply in New York," a follow-up to his "Guide to Living Cheaply in San Francisco."
Downloads: 20
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Feb 9 2007: This American Comedy - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Comedy from Jonathan Coulton, Maria Bamford and Clifford & Kidd.
Downloads: 26
[audio]The College Years: Sep 2 2004: Chosen People - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
In this edition of The College Years, special guest-host Kathi Kamen-Goldmark joins Jesse as they welcome a few chosen people on The Sound of Young America. First, Jesse and Kathi talk to Chris Jackson from H.O.P.E. in America about Paris Hilton's 2004 dallience with literature. Right after that, Count Bass D drops some knowledge on the show. And to end things, Sarah Silverman graces the show with her funny.
Downloads: 10
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jun 19 2007: Soul Sides with Oliver Wang - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Oliver Wang is a popular blogger and DJ, and a professor at CSU Long Beach. His new CD compilation of classic soul music is Soul Sides Volume Two: The Covers.
Downloads: 16
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Oct 28 2011: Jeanne Darst, author of Fiction Ruined My Family - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Jeanne Darst is a writer and performer whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and This American Life. She recently published her first book, Fiction Ruined My Family, about her literary family who spent more time drinking than writing.
Downloads: 19
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Feb 10 2011: Dick Cavett - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Dick Cavett is best known as a talk show host who spoke with (and listened to) some of America's most celebrated entertainers. With a playful yet sophisticated wit, he hosted The Dick Cavett Show, which aired on ABC and on PBS from the late 60s to the early 80s. He currently writes an opinion blog for the New York Times. In his newest book, Talk Show, he tells some of his best stories about his time as an interviewer and host.
Downloads: 64
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jan 18 2010: Gahan Wilson - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Gahan Wilson is perhaps America's most legendary cartoonist. For more than 50 years, his distinctively twisted single-panel cartoons have appeared in magazines like Playboy and The New Yorker.
Downloads: 23
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jul 27 2007: Miranda July - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Miranda July is an artist, author and filmmaker. Her latest book is No One Belongs Here More Than You.
Downloads: 20
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Feb 7 2008: Zach Rogue Live in SF - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Zach Rogue is frontman of the San Francisco indie rock band Rogue Wave. High-quality downloads of his songs can be found online at our site, maximumfun.org.
Downloads: 18
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Brendon Small (Bonus Interview) - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guest Brendon Small. Brendon Small is the creator of Home Movies, but he's also an accomplished guitarist. In this bonus interview, you can hear Brendon talking about his new show "Dethclok," due in the Spring. The show concerns the world's most popular death metal band.
Downloads: 19
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Feb 27 2009: Sean Cullen & Zion I in San Francisco - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Sean Cullen is a Canadian comic, seen on Last Comic Standing and on his own Comedy Central Presents special. Zion I are a Bay Area hip-hop group whose new album is The Takeover. They performed at our live recording in San Francisco.
Downloads: 18
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jan 9 2007: Jamie Hewlett - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Jamie Hewlett is co-creator of The Gorillaz, as well as an award-winning designer and the creator of Tank Girl.
Downloads: 18
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Mar 24 2010: SxSW: David Gordon Green - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
David Gordon Green is a director. His films have ranged from the touching indie drama George Washington (his debut) to his most recent, the stoner action-comedy Pineapple Express. He's also worked with college friends Jody Hill, Danny McBride and Ben Best on the HBO series Eastbound and Down, and on the upcoming fantasy comedy Your Highness.
Downloads: 21
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jun 17 2006: The Indies - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guests Doug Martsch of Built to Spill and Bill Plympton. Bill Plympton is the Oscar-nominated animator of numerous short films. Doug Martsch is the frontman of Built to Spill, one of the indie rock world's most influential bands.
Downloads: 38
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Mar 25 2011: Comedy: Craig Rowin - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Craig Rowin has a proposition for all you millionaires out there.
Downloads: 14
[audio]The Sound of Young America: May 26 2011: AV Club Picks - May 2011 - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Our friends Nathan Rabin and Josh Modell from The AV Club drop by to expound upon their pop culture picks for right now, including The Lonely Island and Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job! Season 5 on DVD.
Downloads: 17
[audio]The College Years: Jan 29 2004: Duets - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Jesse and Jordan and later Brian interview sketch comedy power duo Eric Slovin and Leo Allen of Slovin and Allen. Top notch episode: all killer, no filler.
Downloads: 11
[audio]The Sound of Young America: May 14 2009: Rian Johnson - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Rian Johnson is a film director best known for his 2006 film Brick. His new film is The Brothers Bloom.
Downloads: 13
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Oct 22 2007: Kenna - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Rocker Kenna was born in Ethiopia and raised in Cincinatti and Virginia. His dramatic, new-wavey records are co-produced by Chad Hugo of the super-producing duo The Neptunes.
Downloads: 15
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Aug 28 2008: Robert Popper - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Robert Popper was co-creator of the British comedy series "Look Around You." He's also the author, as "Robin Cooper" of "The Timewaster Letters," which are smash bestsellers in the UK, and have just been released in the US.
Downloads: 10
[audio]The College Years: Dec 16 2004: Christmas in September - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
It's The College Years' holiday special! Oh happy day. Celebrate Christmas in September with Found magazine editor Davy Rothbart, author Christopher Moore, filmmaker John Waters, comedian Patton Oswalt, and even Jesse's little brother.
Downloads: 30
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Dec 11 2011: Food Writer Jonathan Gold - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold talks to us about how he manages the day to day eating, the best pastrami sandwich, overcoming food fears and more. He writes for the LA Weekly and is the author of the highly regarded food guide to Los Angeles, Counter Intelligence.
Downloads: 17
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